Cookbook Review: The 100 Most Jewish Foods

    Suzi and I just celebrated our 33rd wedding anniversary. She was the first Jewish girl I ever dated. And the last. Suzi and I immediately clicked because we both love food and already had personal collections of cookbooks. Our merged library now has...

Scissors as Part of Your Cutlery

  I know the picture is not quite the best, but think of it as real-time journalism. This weekend, we were celebrating our wedding anniversary: the 33rd. It's a personal record for us, for each of us. We traveled to Manchester, Vermont to see the peonies at...

Cookbook Review: Bake by Rory Macdonald

    Unprecedented. Bake by Rory Macdonald is a baking book unlike any you have ever seen. It is, for certain, a baking book that you must have in your kitchen. Rory knew by age twelve he wanted to be a chef. He’s followed that path around the world, at key...

Cavour Artichokes from The Italian Regional Cookbook

  A couple of weeks ago I posted an artichoke recipe from Piedmont [foot of the mountains] in Northern Italy. That recipe for Artichokes with Egg and Lemon Sauce surprised me: eggs and artichokes? Well, here is another surprise from Piedmont: Cavour Artichokes...

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Scissors as Part of Your Cutlery

  I know the picture is not quite the best, but think of it as real-time journalism. This weekend, we were celebrating our wedding anniversary: the 33rd. It’s a personal record for us,...

TBT Recipe: Blueberry Crumb Cake

  Summer heat means the berries are ripe, rich and sweet. So, for this week’s TBT recipe here’s a Blueberry Crumb Cake that you can use 7X24. It’s great for breakfast, of...

Cookbook Review: Andalusia

  Andalusia is the southern-most tip of Spain. It is a region of mountains, hills, rivers and fields bounded by a seacoast that is abundant with fish, shellfish, octopus and other delights....

Venetian Spring Risotto

  The lovely book Mediterranean by Susi Theodorou has this impressive Venetian Spring Risotto. In the book, this is titled Risi Bisi with Farro but this dish is from Venice and is based on...

Breakfast in Austin

I am not a breakfast person, unless you can offer me toast with strawberry jam and a cup of cocoa topped with whipped cream. Lately, I’ve begun the switch to a double shot of espresso and a...

We Are On The Road Until Tuesday

Good Morning, I know, Suzi and I seem to be traveling to excess. And we enjoy it all. We are headed to Austin for the high school graduation of our twin grandsons. We may be blogging a margarita or...

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